Holly Tucker founded Notonthehighstreet.com in April 2006, shortly after giving birth to her son Harry, and has built it into a £3.5m-turnover business – with no signs of slowing down. Last night she was crowned Entrepreneurial Woman of the Future.
“I will not let the quest for equality die,” declared David Cameron at last night’s Women of the Future event, held at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square. “Women are more likely to become MPs in Rwanda, Belarus, Berunda and the Seychelles than in the UK. Frankly, that’s a disgrace. That is not progressive. And I will not let this problem rest until I’ve fixed it.”
Google chief executive Eric Schmidt has peered into his crystal ball to scry out the "radically different" internet of the future. Here’s how internet 2015 is going to look.
At last night’s Women of the Future awards, the iconic founder of Pineapple Dance Studios, Debbie Moore, was given a special commendation for her contribution to business.
Being an entrepreneur is no picnic. It involves long hours of hard grind for little reward. But is the grass really greener on the other side? Real Business has a secret agent in the corporate world, working for a major multinational. He is a desk-jockey who dreams of being an entrepreneur. Read his account of life as the other half live, and count your lucky stars.